Ativan and Palpitations - from FDA reports


Summary

Palpitations is found among people who take Ativan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have Palpitations with Ativan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,940 people who have side effects when taking Ativan from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

45,940 people reported to have side effects when taking Ativan.
Among them, 962 people (2.09%) have Palpitations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ativan cause Palpitations?

Time on Ativan when people have Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 34.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.54 %
  • 10+ years: 11.54 %

Gender of people who have Palpitations when taking Ativan *:

  • female: 78.11 %
  • male: 21.89 %

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Ativan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 1.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.86 %
  • 30-39: 11.36 %
  • 40-49: 18.35 %
  • 50-59: 24.09 %
  • 60+: 34.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (165 people, 17.15%)
  • Depression (76 people, 7.90%)
  • Pain (71 people, 7.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (48 people, 4.99%)
  • Osteoporosis (46 people, 4.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (136 people, 14.14%)
  • Ambien (130 people, 13.51%)
  • Lasix (114 people, 11.85%)
  • Xanax (112 people, 11.64%)
  • Neurontin (104 people, 10.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (333 people, 34.62%)
  • Chest Pain (330 people, 34.30%)
  • Nausea (310 people, 32.22%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (310 people, 32.22%)
  • Dizziness (287 people, 29.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Palpitations when taking Ativan?

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